Joint International Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the
Romanian Mathematical Society

in partnership with the Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy

June 27 - 30, 2013, Alba Iulia, Romania

The meeting will be held at "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia

Highlights of the Meeting
on the AMS web site

Social Events:

- Welcome Reception, Thursday, June 27 (evening): In the courtyard of Medieval Hotel, located in the middle of the star-shaped historical fortress of Alba Iulia, in the neighbourhood of the Road of the Three Fortifications, one of the most important sightseeings of the city. For the accompanying persons, the Welcome Reception fee is 15 USD/person.

- Excursion, Friday, June 28 (afternoon): The excursion program includes a visit to Turda Salt Mine. The cave is now a museum of salt mining in Transylvania. A classical music concert will be performed for the participants in the Amphitheatre of the mine, a place with a remarkable acoustics. The excursion fee is 20 USD/person.

An alternative excursion program includes a visit to Ramet Monastery, located in Trascau Mountains (Western Carpathians). The name originates from the Latin "eremita" (hermit). It was founded by two monks back in 1214, it is one of the oldest orthodox monastic establishments in Transylvania, and is famous for hand-made knit carpets. The excursion fee is 10 USD/person.

- Conference Dinner, Saturday, June 29. The event will take place in the courtyard of Jidvei Castle, Cetatea de Balta, close to Alba Iulia. The old castle, demolished in the 16-th century,was used as a royal residence by the viceroys of Transylvania. The present castle was rebuilt in the 17-th century by Count Bethlen and it is today a renowned symbol of Jidvei, a famous vineyard in Transylvania, on Tarnava valley. For the accompanying persons, the Conference Dinner fee is 26 USD/person (and includes the transportation to the dinner place).